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A gremlin puts Wilkerson in the No. 14 qualifying spot
The sweltering temperatures at Pacific Raceways made qualifying a challenge and Wilkerson's 5.832 in the first session was good for the No. 8 spot. Even though Wilkerson improved on his second run, a blown burst panel in the supercharger kept him from doing better than a 5.303.
"Our first run was about what we thought it would be," said Wilkerson. "Then on our second run it pushed a burst panel out of it again and we don't know why. We have a gremlin in there that we have to find, but we will. It did the exact same thing last week in
"We really changed a bunch of things today in the way we run the car. I think it's going to show some promise, but now we're gong to have to wait to find out until tomorrow.
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